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Campaign Overview

United Way of Erie County's vision for our community is bold. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes in our local communities that prevent problems and emergencies from happening. United Way of Erie Countys' COMMUNITY IMPACT AGENDA addresses needs in the community impact areas of Education, Income and Health as well as providing safety net services when they are needed. United Way of Erie County is working to advance the common good by focusing on issues in our community, such as financial stability, healthy children, health and well-being, and support of families. These are the building blocks for a good life in Erie County. 

United Way works to ensure that your donation stays here in Erie County and is invested to change peoples’ lives and strengthen our community. In an effort to evaluate area programs and identify those that create the most impact for Erie County residents,this agenda is United Way’s strategy to advance the common good for Erie County. Thank you to local volunteers who served on the Allocation Committee, as well as other agency volunteers and staff who played a part in our community investment process. 

As a community, we want our children ready to succeed in school, area families to be financially stable, and people to be healthy.  You can make a difference.  Please GIVE.  Please ADVOCATE.  Please VOLUNTEER.  Together, Erie County residents, businesses,  and organizations LIVE UNITED by creating community change and making Erie County even better.

Last year, United Way of Erie County support impacted over 16,000 individuals. It may have been someone battling cancer, someone suffering from physical and mental disabilities;  a family who lost their home to fire to or a woman who left her home due to physical and sexual abuse; from those children who need a mentor to those youth who need to feel that they belong. Many lives were changed.

We invite you to be a part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope, fund services, and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. That is what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Financial support is the easiest and most powerful way to invest in your community and LIVE UNITED.  Regardless of what you are able to give, your investment is making powerful and long-lasting changes throughout your community. Remember, by working together we can accomplish more than anyone can on their own.

Invest in your community. GIVE NOW to United Way of Erie County.